Yosemite is Burning Again

While it hasn’t made the news, they are letting this fire go ahead and burn.

My grandson works at the Park and sent this picture this morning.

The Sacarmento bee reports

The Pika Fire, started by lightning on June 29, had burned 50 acres near North Dome as of Thursday, July 13, the National Park Service said. Yosemite National Park is warning of smoky conditions. Early Friday, July 14, the Air Quality Index at Yosemite Village exceeded 300, considered hazardous, because of high levels of particulate matter.

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  1. Uh oh! Two friends and I have hiking/camping permits in Yosemite for five nights starting August 9! Hopefully the fires will be contained by then.

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